Work with us

Job vacancies, internships and volunteer positions are advertised on these pages. Applications usually require submission of a CV/resumé and a letter of application — details are given in the specific post advertisements.

Note that INBAR does not accept speculative applications.

Currently open positions

PhD Position at Coventry University

Coventry University are looking for a PhD student to take part in an INBAR-supported research project on round bamboo strength grading. For further information on the position and how to apply please use the following link:  

Assistant to Director-General
Application deadline: 2014.10.30
Length of initial contract: One year contract - subject to renewal upon performance

Reports to: Director-General Location: Beijing, China Term of Employment:  one year contract- subject to renewal upon performance, local employment conditions apply. The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) is a leading inter-governmental development organization committed to sustainable development and protecting the environment through the use of bamboo and rattan. With headquarters in Beijing, China [...]

Doctoral Scholarship: bamboo agroforestry systems in Ghana
Application deadline: 2014.05.30
Length of initial contract: 4 years

Call for application: Doctoral Scholarship “Innovative and multifunctional biomass production from bamboo agroforestry systems in Ghana”   Background The research is framed within the framework of the project “Improving food security in Africa through increased system productivity of biomass-based value webs” (BiomassWeb). BiomassWeb expects to contribute to enhancing the capacity of Africa to participate in [...]

Events assistant volunteer (Volunteer Position)

INBAR will co-organise and run its annual international training workshop on NTFPs’ development and the International Seminar on Bamboo Sustainable Development in September. It will also organize a series of activities this year in China, including the Qingdao Horticultural Expo INBAR Day and the Side-Event at the International Eco-civilization Forum in Guiyang. INBAR is seeking [...]

Sustainable Land and Watershed Management Project (Internship)
Length of initial contract: 5 months

INBAR’s Trade Development Programme will implement a Sustainable Land and Watershed Management Project in Africa funded by World Bank from April 2014. A volunteer/intern is needed for review work and to prepare documents between now and July 2014. The work will involve: Assisting with reviews of existing practices and policies and preparing English language project [...]

World Horticulture Expo intern (Internship)
Length of initial contract: 6 months

INBAR’s Trade Development Programme (TDP) is preparing the INBAR Garden at 2014 Qingdao World Horticultural Expo which will be held from April – October 2014. TDP is seeking an intern to help with a wide range of aspects of preparation and running the garden between March and October 2014. The work will involve: Assisting TDP [...]

Biomass project documentation intern (Internship)
Length of initial contract: 4 months

INBAR’s Trade Development Programme implemented an EU-funded project on “Bamboo as sustainable biomass energy: a sustainable alternative for firewood and charcoal production in Africa” between 2009 and 2013. The Programme is seeking a biomass energy policy research assistant intern to review bamboo biomass energy policy and prepare documentation of new proposals, between March and July [...]

Policy Initiative Assistant (Internship)
Length of initial contract: 3 months

Appropriate policy environments at global and national levels are essential to enable the implementation of innovations, adoption of best practices and promotion of the bamboo and rattan sectors. INBAR commenced its policy initiative in 2013 with the aim of improving enabling policy environments and regulatory frameworks through cooperation with its member countries. Policy initiatives will [...]

International Relations Assistant (Volunteer Position)

The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) is currently seeking an International Relations Assistant to support its work on international affairs, including INBAR Council related issues, and the preparation and implementation of international events. This year, INBAR will hold its 9th Council Session in Ethiopia and a range of other international events to enhance [...]